Celebration of Alumni & Student Success 2015 Honorees | Kent State University

Celebration of Alumni & Student Success 2015 Honorees

The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at Kent State University will honor its top alumni, distinguished friends and outstanding students and recent graduates at events in Kent and Columbus this April.

The annual Celebration of Alumni and Student Success will take place on Wednesday, April 1, at the SLIS site in the State Library of Ohio in Columbus, for alumni, students and friends in southern/central Ohio, and on Tuesday, April 21, at SLIS on the Kent Campus, for those in northern/northeast Ohio. Events in both locations start at 6 p.m. and are open to all; there is no charge to attend, but a reservation is requested.

Alumni Award Winners

  • LIS Alumna of the Year: Catherine Hakala-Ausperk, M.L.S. '91
  • IAKM Alumnus of the Year: Don P. Jason III, M.L.I.S. '13, M.S. '13
  • Friend of the Year: Carolyn S. Brodie, Ph.D., SLIS Professor (retired)
  • August Alpers Award: Celia Emmelheinz, M.L.I.S. '14
  • Beta Phi Mu Award: Winter Woolston, M.L.I.S. '14
  • Dan Maclachlan School Library Media Award: Hope Hall, M.L.I.S. '14, and Robert Kaminski, M.L.I.S. '14
  • H.F. Group Preservation Award: Elizabeth Meinke, M.L.I.S. '14
  • Janice Smuda Children's Librarianship Award:Linsey Milillo, M.L.I.S. '14
  • Thomas J. Froehlich Award: Sean Petiya, M.L.I.S. '14, M.S. '14

Graduate Assistants

Lorien Anderson, Psyche Castro, Kelly Chaplin, Sean Dolan, Cori Iannaggi, Lauren Kuntzman, Matthew Lostoski, Stephanie Provenzale, Clayton Ruminski, David Todd

Student Organization Leaders

  • ALSSO: Kelly Chaplin, president; Steve Sanders, Vice President
  • C-ALSSO: Lorien Anderson, Ashleigh Minor, Phil Willke, Ryan Bowling

Student Scholarship Recipients

  • Alumni and Friends Council Endowed Minority Scholarship: Adriana Jenkins
  • H.W. Wilson Scholarship: Rebecca L. Beatty, Julaine Clunis and Danielle Zenira Maynard
  • Health Informatics Leadership Scholarship: Jennifer Staley
  • J. Allen Oakum Memorial Scholarship: Lori Klasing Suffield
  • James E. Cook Scholarship: Nathan Summers
  • Jesse H. Shera Memorial Scholarship: Donald S. Pearson, Jr.
  • Marian Porter Huffman Scholarship: Allison Holbrook and Zachary Lewis
  • Mary T. Kim Scholarship: Emily Castle and Madeline Fix
  • Petta and Ron Khouw Scholarship: Alan Keep
  • Priscilla Drach Scholarship in Children's Librarianship: Sarah Reef
  • Rose Vormelker Scholarship: Anne Trenholme and Angela O'Neal
  • Rowfant Club Scholarship: Allison Erlinger
  • Vanita Scholars in Youth Librarianship: Psyche Zoamary Castro, Dani L. Gustavich, Jennifer Hemphill and Margaret Hull

August 2014 Graduates

M.L.I.S

  • Zaineb Bayahy
  • Sara Benge
  • Christina Booth
  • Vanessa Bradt
  • Julie Burley
  • Robert Carroll
  • Samantha Carson
  • Cammie Corder-Nelson
  • Mary Crotty
  • Desiree Davey
  • Ashlee Dawson
  • Alison Dickerhoof
  • William Dickerson
  • Rebecca Dixon
  • Mary du Laney
  • Celia Emmelhainz
  • Amber Evans
  • Joseph Fabian
  • Lisa Frase
  • Sarah Frecker
  • Danielle Futoran
  • Andrew Goble
  • Gabrielle Gold
  • Anastasia Guiler
  • Laura Guldeman
  • Michelle Hagen
  • Shannon Hahn-Wallace
  • Hope Hall
  • Lois Hawkins
  • Caylee Heiremans
  • Sarah Iammarino
  • Marc Jaffy
  • Susan Jeffery
  • April Jolley
  • JoElla Jones
  • Holly Kabat
  • Mary Kachurik
  • Robert Kaminski
  • Samantha Kapp
  • Sean Kennedy
  • Laney Knight
  • Elizabeth Learmonth
  • Alexandra Lynch
  • Elizabeth Mady
  • Robert Millspaugh
  • Lauren Morrison
  • Susan Musser
  • Lisa Nagy
  • Stacy Nockowitz
  • Hannah Olmstead
  • Kathleen Piero
  • Jennifer Poon
  • Ashley Potopovich
  • Barbara Potts
  • Christy Provencher
  • Patti Rante
  • Emily Rechtien
  • Courtney Rice
  • Cedric Rose
  • Donna Ruther
  • Kelly Shelton
  • Edith Sicken
  • Allysen Sipes
  • Lori Stricker
  • Alberta Surratt-Duncanson
  • Sydney Taylor
  • Diana Thomas
  • Emma Trudeau
  • Sarah Turner
  • Sophia Van Der Schyf
  • Ian Witt
  • Katelyn Wolff
  • Chad Wonsik
  • Rebecca Woodruff
  • Winter Woolston
  • David Wright

M.S. IAKM

  • Donald Bean
  • Jeremy Benington
  • Linda Bigham
  • Blair Boyd
  • Jennifer Donley
  • Bernard Melendez
  • Brian Mickley
  • Deborah Pedde
  • Sarah Schutte
  • Donna Sulhan
  • Andy Volpe
  • Wei Zhang
  • Gabrielle Zwilling

CERTIFICATE

  • Maria del Rocio Sanz Tortosa (KM)
     

Student Employees

  • Matti Chrisman
  • Nora Culley
  • Michael Debolt
  • Anthony Dipaolo
  • Lorenza Dwight
  • Christine Gaydos
  • Katrina  Holt
  • Lily Martis
  • C'Aira Murria
  • Kaleigh Pisani
  • Lindsay Simon
  • Julia Sprowls
  • Brianna Trevelen
  • Breyanna Tripp

December 2014 Graduates

M.L.I.S.

  • Elizabeth Allen
  • Keri Austin
  • Katherine Bengston
  • Rebecca Byrne
  • Karen Caputo
  • Robyn Case
  • Melissa Cherry
  • Melissa Clifford
  • Patrick Conners
  • Jean Cottrill
  • Brian Cristi
  • Victoria Cudnik
  • Veronica DeMarco
  • John Dewees
  • Kathleen Ellinger
  • Mary Emery
  • Sheri Friesner
  • Angela Galvan
  • Jessica Garsed
  • Kathryn Green
  • Benjamin Heckman
  • Nicole Hensley
  • Christine Herman
  • Jessica Hoy
  • Hallie Jackson
  • Ariel Johnson
  • Kirk Jones
  • Stephenie Kelly
  • Jon Kendle
  • Pamela Kerr
  • Christopher Kincaid
  • Amelia Landenberger
  • Susan Lang
  • Susan Liberator
  • Tracy Mackin
  • Erica Marks
  • Stephanie Marling
  • Rachel McPherson
  • Elizabeth Meinke
  • Karla Moeller
  • Joshua Mooney
  • Daniel Morris
  • Mary Patka
  • Sean Petiya
  • Rebecca Price Donahue
  • Nicole Puhalla
  • Jessica Ramey
  • Tiffany Reynolds
  • Meredith Richards
  • Lauren Robinson
  • Kristin Rosenberg
  • Krystine Salyers
  • Hillary Scholz
  • Nicola Shayer
  • Chad Statler
  • Latifah Street
  • Jonas Strickland
  • Angela Stringfellow
  • Sarah Thornbery
  • Michael Tipton
  • Shannon Titas
  • Amanda Tomasik
  • Krista Veerkamp
  • Rachel Von Hendrix
  • Emily Wages
  • Trevor Watkins
  • Amia Wheatley
  • Summer Woolever
  • Joshua Zink

M.S. IAKM

  • Alesha Arp
  • Susan Black
  • Miriam  Blake
  • Aaron Clark
  • Sheri Dolan
  • Laura King
  • Erin Marchant
  • Janet Moore
  • Sean Petiya
  • Jacqueline Pozzini
  • Anne Riley
  • Curtis Rude
  • Ryan Tipton
  • Charles Trunick
  • Rachel Von Hendrix
  • Jared Vorkavich
  • Alexandra Winkler

CERTIFICATE

  • Virginia Hall (LIS), M.L.I.S. ‘07

May 2015 Graduates

PH.D. (CCI-LIS)

  • Shelley Blundell, M.L.I.S. ‘09

M.L.I.S.

  • Alyssa Arciello
  • Kimberly Austin
  • Nancy Bauer-Bahnke
  • Alfred Bernardo
  • Suzanne Best
  • Ian Boucher
  • Christopher Bowling
  • Alder Brannin
  • Andria Brennan Hoy
  • Jeannette Brown
  • Steven Bruno
  • Elizabeth Campion
  • Kara Carowick
  • Kelly Chaplin
  • Megan Chrusciel
  • Mallory Clarke
  • Susan Clewell
  • Carol Coate
  • Joshua Cohen
  • Leah Crone-Magyary
  • Jenna Davis
  • Diane DeLuco
  • Allison DeVito
  • Rebecca Dickinson
  • Molly Donnermeyer
  • Jacqueline Dunn
  • Gayle Ecabert
  • Travis Feder
  • Erin Fleak
  • Shallon Gabel
  • Amanda Gadd
  • Haley Goodson
  • Amanda Graver
  • David Hicks
  • Katherine Hodder
  • Sheree Howard
  • Ajay Johnson
  • Melissa Kemper
  • Kristin Kenily-Shuey
  • Laura King
  • Eleanor Kistler
  • Andrea Klemme
  • Edward Koltonski
  • Lauren Kuntzman
  • Henrik Laursen
  • Jamie Lauver
  • Kacy Lovelace
  • Rachael Lyles
  • Natosha Massie
  • Christie Matheson
  • Aurora McAfee
  • Jenessa McElfresh
  • Stacey McKenna
  • Christina McTighe
  • Natasha Miller
  • Lauren Morgan
  • Erica Mullins
  • Daniel Neeley
  • Jeonghwa Oh
  • Rebecca Pachlhofer
  • Brice Patterson-Blight
  • Catherine Pierson
  • Gretchen Quinn
  • Kelly Reinaker
  • David Reyes
  • April Roberson
  • Christina Rodriques-Miller
  • Stephen Sanders
  • Catherine Schaaf-Poms
  • Shannon Schilling
  • Kelsey Schilling
  • Kelly Schroeder
  • Susan E. Scott
  • Jennifer Seymour
  • Stephanie Shelton
  • Sachie Shishido
  • Jordan Socwell
  • Mary Lou Spear Camloh
  • Jolene Stroh
  • Marisha Sullivan
  • Sarah Talbott Schaff
  • Desiree Thomas
  • Lori Thomson
  • Carlee Tietz
  • Carolyn Vana
  • Lauren VanDenBerg
  • Brittany Wiersma
  • Lyndsey Williams
  • Chloe Zarbakhsh

M.S. IAKM

  • Kimberly Austin
  • Martha Balash
  • Marjorie Benjamin
  • Sandor Gyarmati
  • Nicole Hively
  • Darren Hood
  • Rebecca Kasper
  • Emily Keim
  • Maria Kennison
  • Carolyn Kisner
  • Terrilyn Long
  • Cynthia Morad
  • Ruth Mullen
  • Jeffery Oxendine
  • Laura Pfancuff
  • Shane Ryals
  • Michael Ryan-Hart
  • Lyndsey Williams
  • Shawanda Woodard
  • Toyalisa Wright
  • Michelle Yost

CERTIFICATE

  • Ashley Johnson (HI)
  • Shannon Kupfer (LIS)